Linkin Park, Nicki Minaj, Justin Bieber win American Music Awards 2012

Teen idol wins three awards at annual US ceremony

Photo: Next Previous

Photo Gallery: Linkin Park

Linkin Park, Nicki Minaj and Adele were amongst winners at the American Music Awards 2012, which were held last night (November 18).

The annual ceremony was held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles and saw Justin Bieber collect three awards. The teen star took home the awards for Artist of The Year, Favourite Male Artist and Favourite Album for his 2012 record 'Believe'. Linkin Park won the award for Favourite Artist - Alternative Rock, beating The Black Keys and Gotye to the title. Other winners across the categories included Usher, Beyonce, Carly Rae Jepsen, Rihanna, Katy Perry, Shakira and Maroon 5.

Performances at the ceremony came from Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Usher, Pink and Christina Aguilera. Psy performed his hit 'Gangnam Style' with special guest MC Hammer.

American Music Award 2012 winners:

Artist of the Year
Justin Bieber

New Artist of the Year
Carly Rae Jepsen

Favourite Male Artist - Pop/Rock
Justin Bieber

Favourite Female Artist - Pop/Rock
Katy Perry

Favourite Band, Duo or Group - Pop/Rock
Maroon 5

Favourite Album - Pop/Rock
Justin Bieber - Believe

Favourite Artist - Alternative Rock
Linkin Park

Favourite Male Artist - Country
Luke Bryan

Favourite Album - Rap/Hip-Hop
Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded

Favourite Male Artist - Soul/R&B
Usher

Favourite Female Artist - Soul/R&B
Beyoncé

Favourite Album - Soul/R&B
Rihanna - Talk That Talk

Favourite Artist - Adult Contemporary
Adele

Read More On This Artist

Video: Linkin Park At Download Festival 2011

Linkin Park Merchandise
More News
Pusha T, Danny Brown and Action Bronson feature on 42-minute track 'The Rap Monument'...
Queen's Brian May says Adam Lambert can reach higher notes than Freddie Mercury ever could
Foo Fighters perform 'I Am A River' with a string orchestra on Jimmy Fallon – watch
Miguel shares surprise three-track EP – listen
South By South West festival sued by car crash victims' families
Iggy Azalea criticises Azealia Banks in long Twitter rant
Superfood bring Jack Rocks The Macbeth to a close with raucous set
Paul McCartney 'began writing song inspired by Ferguson protests'
Julian Casablancas + the Voidz cancel Australian and Asian tour dates
No Devotion announce UK live dates, including Gerard Way support slots
Sleaford Mods' Jason Williamson: 'Alex Turner's got no rock'n'roll left...
London club Fabric to remain open but increase security under new measures
Billy Corgan says 'the mythology of the '90s is now irrelevant'
Kasabian to headline Poland's Open'er Festival 2015
1,000 Foo Fighters fans in Italy plan to simultaneously play 'Learn to Fly'
George Harrison, The Bee Gees to be honoured with The Recording Academy's Lifetime...
Single hidden by Jack White inside furniture found a decade later
The Maccabees on new album: 'It's stripped back, fewer layers, more piano'
Alt-J, Florence + The Machine, The War On Drugs to play Sweden's Way Out West festival
Blink-182's Tom DeLonge discusses plans for punk trio's new album
Karen O says label boss Julian Casablancas is 'a fucking amazing guy'
The Wombats announce details of new album 'Glitterbug'

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM